Rabalais Family History

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Rabalais Name Meaning

Southern French: variant spelling of Rabelais, from an adjectival form of Rabel, a derivative of Raba. This is a common name in LA, particularly Avoyelles parish.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Rallis, Paradis, Sabala, Rabatin, Callais, Balis, Rabbani, Baris

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Rabalais Family Origin

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Rabalais Family Occupations

What did your Rabalais ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rabalais. 45% of Rabalais men worked as a Farmer and 49% of Rabalais women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rabalais were Salesman and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    45%
  • Laborer
    22%
  • Carpenter
    8%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    49%
  • Housekeeper
    9%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Maid
    9%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Rabalais Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Rabalais. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rabalais census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 93 immigration records available for the last name Rabalais. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 592 military records available for the last name Rabalais. For the veterans among your Rabalais ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rabalais Life Expectancy

What is the average Rabalais lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Rabalais life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Rabalais in 1950 was 50, and 67 in 2004.

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